Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 28 November 2021), May 1686, trial of John Monday alias Mombay (t16860520-23).

John Monday, Killing > other, 20th May 1686.

John Monday alias Mombay , of the parish of St. Dunstans in the West , was Indicted for Killing Richard Simpson on the 16th.of March last with a Quart Pot : The Evidence against the prisoner was, that the deceased and the prisoner drinking together, there happened a Quarrel upon the deceased, giving the prisoner the Lye, upon which, after some other aggravating words and a small scuffle, the prisoner struck the deceased with a Quart pot on the left part of the Head, of which Wound on the 30th. of April following he died: but a Chirugeon, an Evidence for the prisoner attesting that the Wound was perfectly cured, and that he died of a Fever, the prisoner was Acquitted .